Capabilities Developments Directorate (CDD)

In the News

2CR trains and tests Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System Mobile Integrated Capability

ROSE BARRACKS, Germany – Low, slow and small is the target of the latest U.S. Army capability, the Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System (C-UAS) Mobile Integrated Capability, or CMIC, to touch down in Germany this month. “The U.S. Army has witnessed drones as a threat in theatre,” said Maj. David C. Andrews, Fires Center of Excellence, C-UAS mobile capability lead. “Our enemies are adapting, and this capability is the leading system to detect and defeat that threat.” As a System of Systems, the CMIC is a mounted non-kinetic capability that combines Electronic Warfare (EW), radar and optic capabilities to detect, identify and defeat UAS threats.

Click DVIDS to read more. | 3/23/2017

Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems Strategy

FORT SILL, Okla. (Dec. 15, 2016) -- The Fires Center of Excellence (FCoE) hosted its third annual Army Counter Unmanned Aircraft System (C-UAS) Summit at Fort Sill, Dec. 6-8. The summit, which was [ Read more... ]

ARCIC | 10/25/2016

Convergence: Merging Army Networks to Reduce Complexity, Maintain Capabilities for 2025 and Beyond

Army Command Posts (CPs), which are unit headquarters where the commander and staff perform their activities, are often supported through a series of unconnected computer networks. In fact, four separate computer networks support Mission Command, Intelligence, Logistics, and Telem [ Read more... ]

Mission Statement

CDD conducts analysis and integration of capabilities requirements to drive Army future force developments.

Vision Statement

To be the Army Senior Leadership's trusted and primary source of integrated requirements analysis.

Priorities and Key Initiatives:

  • Implementation of Army Futures Command EXORD
  • Army Modernization Strategy Implementation
  • Support of, and Integration with, 8 Cross-Functional Teams (CFTs)
  • Acquisition Reform Initiatives / Materiel Process Improvement Implementation
  • Senior Leader Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) Preparation
  • Multi-Domain Task Force Integrated Capabilities Development Team (ICDT)
  • Sensor Integration ICDT
  • Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy (CVMS) Implementation
  • Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Strategy Implementation
  • Autonomous and Artificial Intelligence (A/AI) CONOPS
  • Demand Reduction Implementation
  • Capabilities Needs Analysis (CNA) FY17/18
  • Future Force Structure (e.g., Security Force Assistance Brigades [SFAB])
  • JWA 18.1 Support / Analysis of Findings and Recommendations

Leadership

BG James P. Bienlien
Director

Bio

Divisions Information

Capability Assessment and RAM Division (CARD)

TRADOC's lead for integrated capabilities based assessments & RAM Engineering programs. Provides operationally-relevant & analytically-rigorous capabilities development priorities through the Capabilities Needs Analysis (CNA) process. Responsible for execution of TRADOC Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM) requirements and policy.


Fires Division (FD)

Analyzes, synchronizes, and integrates Fires and Air Defense capability requirements defined by Joint and Army concepts; in accordance with Army modernization priorities. Supports the Long-Range Precision Fires and Air and Missile Defense Cross-Functional Teams.




Force Design Division (FDD)

Leads TRADOC in developing operational force design/force structure solutions; manages the "O" domain of DOTMLPF to support JCIDS and Army requirements determination processes.


Human Dimension Division (HDD)


Performs staff management and synchronization of Human Dimension concepts-to-capabilities development encompassing the cognitive, physical, and social components to optimize the performance of Soldiers, leaders, and teams.

Maneuver, Aviation and Soldier Division (MASD)

Analyzes, synchronizes, and integrates Maneuver and Aviation capability requirements defined by Joint and Army concepts; in accordance with Army modernization priorities. Focuses on BCT materiel solutions, individual weapons, Soldier as a System (SaaS), manned and unmanned aviation, and robotics. Supports the Next Generation Combat Vehicle, Future Vertical Lift, and Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Teams.


Mission Command, CEMA, and Intelligence Division (MC2ID)

Analyzes, synchronizes, and integrates Mission Command, Cyberspace, Electronic Warfare, Information Operations and Intelligence capability requirements defined by Joint and Army concepts; in accordance with Army modernization priorities. Supports the Network and Assured Position, Navigation and Timing Cross Functional Teams.


Maneuver Support/Protection Division (MSPD)

Analyzes, synchronizes, and integrates Maneuver Support (MP, Engineer, CBRN, EOD) and Protection capability requirements defined by Joint and Army concepts; in accordance with Army modernization priorities.

Sustainment Division (SUSD)


Analyzes, synchronizes, and integrates Quartermaster, Ordnance, Transportation, and Medical capability requirements defined by Joint and Army concepts; in accordance with Army modernization priorities.

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